Assistant Director Web Design and Development
Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, University of Virginia
March 2019 — Present
I report to the Director of Information Technology and play a critical role as technical developer & design lead with the Director of Communications and entire communications team. I work with Batten School leadership, marketers, analysts, admins, writers, video producers, and photographers to create a dynamic rich experience for visitors of our websites. This role is responsible for innovative and strategic use of web platforms to showcase rich media and creative content of the Batten School. I partner with stakeholders throughout the School to identify goals, set measurable objectives, gather requirements and implement the vision into digital reality. I play a role in leveraging the School's holistic digital footprint within the context of Batten's overall marketing and communications positioning strategy, including paid digital advertising, social media and email communications.
Web Developer 3
Advancement Communications, University of Virginia
December 2017 — Present
Led transition of technology stack from Wordpress to Drupal 8. I developed accessible websites built with Drupal 8, Pantheon, Terminus CLI, CircleCI, Git, Ruby On Rails and Unix. I built database applications and managed the day-to-day relationship with vendors to meet our technical requirements.
Lead Organizer and Women TechMakers Lead
Google Developer Group - Central Virginia
Janurary 2015 — Present
Work with ongoing support from Google to provide technical training to UVA Faculty/Staff/Students as well as the local greater community on emerging Google technologies.
Web Developer 3 & UX/UI Designer
University of Virginia Library
March 2011 — December 2017
Web Developer 2
Web Communications, University of Virginia
August 2010 — March 2011
Web Developer 2,
College & Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, University of Virginia
March 2008 — July 2010
Entrepreneur & Web Developer, Equinox Multimedia
September 2003 — March 2008
Software Developer & Graphic Artist, Curry School of Education
Flash Developer & Graphic Artist, Boxer Learning
Web Designer & Graphic Artist, Rosetta Stone
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Multimedia and Web Design, The Art Institute of Washington
Associate of Specialized Technology - Multimedia, The Art Institute of Philadelphia
- Drupal & Wordpress
- Front End & Back End Development
- UX/UI Design
- Responsive/Mobile Design
- Paper & Interactive Prototyping
- Pantheon & Acquia Hosting
- January 2014 - User Experience Design - Career Foundry
- December 2009 - PHP - Piedmont Virginia Community College
Awards & Recognition
Three Reward and Recognition Rewards at U.Va. Library for the creation of APTrust website, U.Va. Library content management system, and project management for Research Data Services website. Winner of Google Glass Hackathon - New York City, “Active” category, Arts & Sciences Excellence Achievement Award, uWeb Steering Committee 2015 – 2016.
Software & Languages
edUi, C-Ville Mini Maker Faire, U.Va. Library, Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, Teaching with Technology Fair, U.Va. Library 2014-1015.